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Creative Counseling Connections

143 First Street, Suite 202
Batavia, IL 60510

Tel: (630) 865-8399
Fax:(630) 879-9109

Rob Castillo LCSW, MSW, CAADC, MISA II

 

rob-castilloRob has been in the social service field for over twenty years. He is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW); an Illinois state Certified Advanced Alcohol and other Drug Counselor (CAADC); and has special board certification for working with the Mentally Ill, Substance Abusing (MISA-Level II) client. Rob received his substance abuse training certification from the College of Dupage. His BA degree is from National-Louis University (double major in Human Services and Psychology). He has a Masters in Social Work (MSW); from Aurora University. Rob currently is serving as a Clinical Associate Professor at Aurora University in the School & Social Work. He teaches mostly graduate level courses.

As part of his practice, Rob completes court referred drug and alcohol assessments as well as level of care, psychiatric and anger management evaluations. Rob is a qualified Department of Transportation (DOT) substance abuse professional (SAP). In addition to substance abuse clients and clients with co-occurring disorders, Rob specializes in anger management, couple’s therapy and issues related to grief and loss; including pet loss. He works with adults and adolescents (starting at age 14).

Rob provides training for many companies to assist them to remain in compliance with their drug and alcohol policy. Rob has also provided training to social service agencies on topics such as “Safety in the Workplace” and “New Drug Trends”. Rob has also presented at the Illinois Alcohol and Other Drug Abuse Professional Certification Association (IAODAPCA) conference as well as the Latino Social Workers Organization Conference.

Rob has written several small articles for the IL. Certification Board as well as the IL chapter of the National Association of Social Workers Newsletters.

 

When Rob is not teaching or seeing clients, he enjoys spending time with friends and family. He loves to cook, read, take walks with his dogs, and relax.